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Seedbank & Herbarium Tour for Members

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free for Members
Bluebonnet seeds

Learn how seeds banked in Texas have been used for research projects around the world. Join the Plant Conservation Program Manager for a behind-the-scenes tour of the seed lab and herbarium in this Member Appreciation Month special tour.

Over the past eight years, the Wildflower Center has partnered with the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership (a global conservation project), Seeds of Success (a national conservation project) and multiple state agencies, private landowners and stakeholders to collect and store millions of seeds of more than 600 Texas native species.

This program is free for members but has has very limited space available; registration required.

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Minnette Marr is a plant conservationist and curates the herbarium and the seed bank at the Wildflower Center. She provides workshops and leads field trips for conservation groups interested in contributing ecotypes of native plant species to the seed bank.

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free for Members
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Venue

Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States

Organizer

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Phone:
512.232.0100
Email:
info@wildflower.org